Living Taonga

Māori Cultural Experience

Living Taonga

Taonga is the Māori word meaning treasure, or something prized. Māori culture is a living taonga of Aotearoa New Zealand.  

In this immersive experience, be introduced to Māori culture by a group of esteemed indigenous artists and orators. Our Māori Cultural Experience will take you on a journey. You will hear beautiful songs, see incredible poi skills in action and learn about the endurance of Māori people throughout history. 

Discover the origins, traditional uses, and differences of the well-known and powerful ritual – the haka.

Twice daily

Twice daily

This unique, enriching experience is not to be missed if you’re seeking a genuine insight into Māori culture.

UNTIL SUNDAY 30 JUNE
11.15AM & 1.45PM DAILY

ADULT $30, CHILD (5 - 13) $15
FAMILY (2 ADULTS + 2 CHILDREN) $80

FROM MONDAY 1 JULY
11AM & 1.30PM DAILY
ADULT $35, CHILD (5 - 15) $17.50
FAMILY (2 ADULTS + 2 CHILDREN) $94

Please note that General Admission Tickets to the Museum are also required. Please add them to your cart once you've added your Māori Cultural Performance tickets.

Please meet 10 minutes prior to show start time in the Auditorium Lobby on Level 2.

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Our Māori Cultural Experience is tapu (sacred)

Before entering the auditorium, you will be briefed on protocols that allow us to respect and preserve customs and traditions.